A Consultative Technical Group for Cooperation in Marine Accident Investigation was set up to facilitate exchanges of information, cooperation and assistance between the investigative bodies in the Member States and EMSA and become a permanent working platform for EMSA, the Commission and the Member States to develop technical solutions in the field of marine accident investigation on issues of common interest.
Consultative Technical Group - meetings
CTG CMAI concluded its role in the 8th edition.
Further cooperation between the Member States and the Commission will take place within the framework of the Permanent Cooperation Framework (PCF), as described by Article 10 of the Directive 2009/18/EC.
The Rules of Procedure of the PCF were adopted on 5 July 2011 through the Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 651/2011. Information about PCF meetings can be found in EMCIP Portal.
Supporting the Commission in the implementation of Directive 2009/18/EC.
Running and enhancing the Marine Casualty Information Platform (EMCIP).
Managing access to the EMCIP database.
Checking EMCIP data quality through acceptance procedure.
Analysis of marine casualty data.
Supporting the setting up and functioning of a permanent cooperation framework as foreseen by Directive 2009/18/EC.
Supporting Member States through development and promotion of training activities.
Setting-up, maintaining and managing a pool of investigators.
Activities are aimed at further developing the accident investigation capabilities of Member States and the ability to collect and compare investigation data at EU level.